Dean Parker

Dean Parker is an Auckland playwright and TV writer who was formerly an ace right-back in the Halt All Racist Tours football team 1976-1989. He served as the Writers’ Guild delegate for the Federation of Labour/Combined Trades Union, and was once described as Stalinist by a politically moronic NZ Herald theatre reviewer. Dean was born in Napier in 1947.

Books
Aug 16, 2017

To hell with writing for the stage: Dean Parker on his novel based on the hero of Man Alone

Auckland writer Dean Parker backgrounds the making of his novel - a kind of sequel to a classic of New Zealand fiction, Man Alone.

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